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I would call these Galois Games but I can't

Here is a game (Darling says I only blog about non-fun games. This post will NOT prove her wrong.) Let D be a domain,  d ≥  1 and 0 ≠ a0  ∈ D. There are two players...

The Power of WordNet and How to Use It in Python
From XRDS

The Power of WordNet and How to Use It in Python

In this post, I am going to talk about the relations in WordNet (https://wordnet.princeton.edu) and how you can use these in a Python project. WordNet is a database...

Amazon Spark Crowdsources Advertising?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon Spark Crowdsources Advertising?

Amazon takes another step forward.  I would imagine this will also emerge on the new Amazon Show screen as well.  A crowdsourcing of advertising to enthusiastic...

Analytics Magazine
From The Eponymous Pickle

Analytics Magazine

The latest analytics Magazine from Informs.    A practically oriented view of how analytics can be used in business today.   Industry News and Articles.

Limitations of Machine Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Limitations of Machine Learning

Just the introductory paragraphs to post in the Keras Blog.   Worth following.   Useful statement of limitations,  on both narrow aspects of deep learning, andThe...

Intel Launches Movidius Neural Compute Stick
From insideHPC

Intel Launches Movidius Neural Compute Stick

Today, Intel launched the Movidius Neural Compute Stick, the world’s first USB-based deep learning inference kit and self-contained artificial intelligence accelerator...

Fernanda Foertter Elected SIG HPC Education Vice Chair
From insideHPC

Fernanda Foertter Elected SIG HPC Education Vice Chair

Today the Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on High Performance Computing (SIGHPC) announced that Fernanda Foertter from ORNL is theFernanda...

Interview: The Computational Challenges of Fusion Energy
From insideHPC

Interview: The Computational Challenges of Fusion Energy

In this video from PASC17, Idamura Yasuhiro from the Japan Atomic Energy Agency and Laurent Villard from EPFL discuss the computational challenges of developing...

Interview: DDN’s Jessica Popp on the Importance of Diversity in HPC
From insideHPC

Interview: DDN’s Jessica Popp on the Importance of Diversity in HPC

In this video, ISC Diversity Chair Kim McMahon interviews Jessica Popp from DDN about the importance of fostering diversity in High Performance Computing. “Through...

Ethereum Hacks
From Schneier on Security

Ethereum Hacks

The press is reporting a $32M theft of the cryptocurrency Ethereum. Like all such thefts, they're not a result of a cryptographic failure in the currencies, but...

Go with Intel® Data Analytics Acceleration Library and Go*
From insideHPC

Go with Intel® Data Analytics Acceleration Library and Go*

Use of the Go* programming language and it’s developer community has grown significantly since it’s official launch by Google in 2009. Like many popular programming...

Game Theory for Competitive Strategy
From The Eponymous Pickle

Game Theory for Competitive Strategy

A favorite topic for corporate strategy considerations, but as we discovered, somewhat hard to apply in realistic circumstances.   Especially for competitive interactions...

Algorithms, Bias, and Beautiful Women
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Algorithms, Bias, and Beautiful Women

I've been keeping my eyes open for things to discuss with students this fall, especially in Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles. This week bias in algorithms...

How Alibaba Works with Retail Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

How Alibaba Works with Retail Data

Via O'Reilly.How Alibaba does retail dataWhat does it take to compete in a global market in which retail and the cloud are increasingly intertwined? Alibaba says...

IBM And Automation Anywhere Partner to Produce BPM Bots
From The Eponymous Pickle

IBM And Automation Anywhere Partner to Produce BPM Bots

I had been wondering for some time how IBM might be integrating business process management (BPM) and their cognitive methods to approach improving real business...

Min Basadur's Simple Question
From The Eponymous Pickle

Min Basadur's Simple Question

A former colleague of mine at Procter & Gamble,  Min Basadur's work is described.   Clever and very simple use of the question  "How Might we ... ?"  is mentioned...

Apple Journals its AI/Machine Learning Efforts
From The Eponymous Pickle

Apple Journals its AI/Machine Learning Efforts

Apple has started blogging to draw attention to its AI work  : Sorry, it’s a ‘Journal’   by James Vincent@jjvincent in theVerge:" ... The company’s new website,...

Claude Shannon
From The Eponymous Pickle

Claude Shannon

Great to see this article about Claude Shannon, who is little mentioned these days, but truly was a key element of understanding the value of knowledge in systems...

Google Glass Better for Business Applications
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Glass Better for Business Applications

To put it simply,  Google Glass just looks more business-like than Augmented Reality Goggles.  It at least implies that you are still attached to solving problems...

GP–A General Purpose Block Programming Language
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

GP–A General Purpose Block Programming Language

I added GP to my list of block programming languages this morning. Mark Guzdial announced on his blog that it was available in Beta (The General Purpose Blocks)...
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